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June 2020

Higher Education Policy and the Robbins Report (1961-1963)

11th June @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
Higher Education Policy and the Robbins Report (1961-1963)

Due to social distancing measures, this session will take place via video conference. The video conference will run from 6 pm – 7:30 pm. Details will be sent on the day to people who have registered via Eventbrite.  Our June Open Research Forum is presented by Josh Patel, University of Warwick. The expansion of higher education following the ‘Robbins Report’ (1963) is rightly regarded as a premier achievement of the welfare state. However, a rereading the report illuminates hints of a…

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September 2020

The History of The Book Part 1 – 5 Sep – 17 Oct 2020

5th September - 17th October
Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
£110
Bodice-rippers and Chained Books: History of the Book

Due to measures in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, this session has been rescheduled from the original May-June dates and will now take place in the Autumn term.   The History of The Book Part 1 You might think of libraries being rather quiet demure places, filled with dead trees rotting slowly, but print history takes us to some quite risqué places. Think about those second-hand copies of Lady Chatterley’s Lover of a certain vintage which fall open…

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